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Come Next Spring (1956)

 -  Drama  -  9 March 1956 (USA)
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Matt Ballot has returned home after 12 years of hard drinking in all 48 states. His wife managed to raise their 14-year-old daughter and 12-year-old son nicely without his help. Matt is ... See full summary »

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Bess Ballot
Steve Cochran ...
Matt Ballot
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Jeffrey Storys
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Richard Eyer ...
Abraham
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Mr. Canary
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Harry Shannon ...
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Bob Storys (as Rad Fulton)
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Roscoe Ates ...
Shorty Wilkins
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Delbert Meaner
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Bill Jackson
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Matt Ballot has returned home after 12 years of hard drinking in all 48 states. His wife managed to raise their 14-year-old daughter and 12-year-old son nicely without his help. Matt is considered a disgrace to the town he came from, and now he finds himself trying to win the love of his children, his wife and the respect of the towns people. Set in Arkansas in the 1920s. Written by William Lund <hdccs@telis.org>

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9 March 1956 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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Little Brown Jug
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Written by Joseph Winner
Heard during the fight sequence in Steiner's score
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A must see for anyone who loves Americana!
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I saw this movie as the lower half of a double feature when it was released in 1957. I cannot recall the main feature, but the quality of "Come Next Spring" has been up front in my memory bank ever since. I have searched for it on DVD or VHS and never found it. Ann Sheridan was so totally believable as a middle aged country woman. It was by far the finest work Sonny Tufts ever did. Walter Brennan, Roscoe Ates and the entire supporting cast were superb. No one could have guessed it was a Republic production, for every major production value was in this picture. If anyone knows where a copy can be obtained, I would love to know.


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